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The Making of Religious Texts in Islam: The Fragment and the Whole
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written by Holger M. Zellentin, fl. 2019, Frédéric Imbert, 1963-, Asma Hilali, fl. 2019, Jean-Jacques Glassner, 1944-, Alba Fedeli, fl. 2019, Aziz Al-Azmeh, 1947- and Stephen Burge, fl. 2019; edited by Asma Hilali, fl. 2019 and Stephen Burge, fl. 2019 (Berlin, Berlin State: Gerlach Press, 2019), 257 page(s)
"This volume offers an interdisciplinary study of the modalities, actors, technicalities and consequences of the evolving of religious texts within the perspective of the fragment versus the whole. The focus is on fragmentary texts from Islamic religious sources, and includes contributions on Qur’anic manuscrip...
written by Holger M. Zellentin, fl. 2019, Frédéric Imbert, 1963-, Asma Hilali, fl. 2019, Jean-Jacques Glassner, 1944-, Alba Fedeli, fl. 2019, Aziz Al-Azmeh, 1947- and Stephen Burge, fl. 2019; edited by Asma Hilali, fl. 2019 and Stephen Burge, fl. 2019 (Berlin, Berlin State: Gerlach Press, 2019), 257 page(s)
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Isma'il Al-Faruqi: Selected Essays
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written by Ismail Raji al-Faruqi, 1921-1986 (London, England: International Institute of Islamic Thought, 2018), 109 page(s)
In this set of three powerful essays, the late world renowned scholar and philosopher, Ismail Al Faruqi, displays his formidable insight, vast knowledge, and unique trademark logic, brought to bear on subjects still considered to be at the forefront of discourse on comparative religion. Al Faruqi delves deep into...
written by Ismail Raji al-Faruqi, 1921-1986 (London, England: International Institute of Islamic Thought, 2018), 109 page(s)
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Il Risveglio Di Un Gigante vita di Santa Veronica Giuliani
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directed by Giovanni Ziberna, 1982- and Valeria Baldan, fl. 2007; produced by Mattia Vecchi, fl. 2010 and Giovanni Ziberna, 1982-, Sine Sole Cinema (Children of Mary, Friends of Saint Veronica, 2018), 1 hour 36 mins
This film by Valeria Baldan and Giovanni Ziberna tells the life of St. Veronica Giuliani in Italy.
directed by Giovanni Ziberna, 1982- and Valeria Baldan, fl. 2007; produced by Mattia Vecchi, fl. 2010 and Giovanni Ziberna, 1982-, Sine Sole Cinema (Children of Mary, Friends of Saint Veronica, 2018), 1 hour 36 mins
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Ijtihad and Renewal
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written by Said Shabbar, fl. 2017 (London, England: International Institute of Islamic Thought, 2017), 158 page(s)
In the early centuries of Islam the response of Muslims to problem-solving the various issues and challenges that faced their rapidly expanding community was to use intelligence and independent reasoning based on the Qur'an and Sunnah to address them. This practice is known as ijtihad. As the centuries wore on how...
written by Said Shabbar, fl. 2017 (London, England: International Institute of Islamic Thought, 2017), 158 page(s)
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Reviving The Balance: The Authority of The Qur’an and The Status of The Sunnah
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written by Taha Jabir al-Alwani, 1935-2016 (London, England: International Institute of Islamic Thought, 2017), 226 page(s)
In dealing with any aspect of Islamic civilization, its final raison d'etre and creative base must be seen as resting on the Qur'an. Islamic culture is, in fact, a "Qur'anic culture"; for its definitions, its structures, its goals, and its methods for execution of those goals are all derived from that series of re...
written by Taha Jabir al-Alwani, 1935-2016 (London, England: International Institute of Islamic Thought, 2017), 226 page(s)
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The Uttaratantra in the Land of Snows: Tibetan Thinkers Debate the Centrality of the Buddha-Nature Treatise
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written by Tsering Wangchuk, fl. 2017 (Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2017, originally published 2017), 271 page(s)
With its emphasis on the concept of Buddha-nature, or the ultimate nature of mind, the Uttaratantra is a classical Buddhist treatise that lays out an early map of the Mahayana path to enlightenment. Tsering Wangchuk unravels the history of this important Indic text in Tibet by examining numerous Tibetan commentari...
written by Tsering Wangchuk, fl. 2017 (Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2017, originally published 2017), 271 page(s)
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Qur'anic Terminology: A Linguistic and Semantic Analysis
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written by Balil Abd al-Karim, fl. 2018 (London, England: International Institute of Islamic Thought, 2017), 192 page(s)
There is no way to understand the Qur’an properly, or to elucidate as accurately as possible the meaning of its verses, without studying Qur’anic terminology and concepts. Taken together these sum up the universal truths of the Faith (the great moral code), not only animating the text and giving it incredible...
written by Balil Abd al-Karim, fl. 2018 (London, England: International Institute of Islamic Thought, 2017), 192 page(s)
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A Brief Introduction to Qur'anic Exegesis
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written by Ali Suleiman Ali, fl. 2017 (London, England: International Institute of Islamic Thought, 2017), 189 page(s)
Generating precise comprehension of the Quran and the true meaning of its verses is arguably the essence of the most important of the Islamic sciences, Qur'anic exegesis or tafsir. Since the passing of the Prophet many scholars have worked hard to bring a proper understanding of the meaning of the Qur'an to Muslim...
written by Ali Suleiman Ali, fl. 2017 (London, England: International Institute of Islamic Thought, 2017), 189 page(s)
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Islam and Humanity: Consequences of a Contemporary Reading
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written by Muhammad Shahrour, 1938-2019 (Berlin, Berlin State: Gerlach Press, 2017), 225 page(s)
"Explain the Qur'an by the Qur’an" This new book by Mohammed Shahrour is about the implications of a contemporary reading of the Qur'an. "We must re-examine the prior reading of religion and introduce Islam from its original source, the authoritative revelation, on the basis of a contemporary reading that takes...
written by Muhammad Shahrour, 1938-2019 (Berlin, Berlin State: Gerlach Press, 2017), 225 page(s)
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Last Days of Jesus
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directed by Peter Oxley, fl. 2003; produced by Olive King, fl. 2012 and Anika Pilnei, fl. 2011, Associated Producers and Blink Films (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 1 hour 54 mins

For almost two thousand years, the story of Jesus’ final days has been celebrated by Christians the world over. From Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem, through to his eventual crucifixion six days later, the key moments have been immortalized in countless films, pieces of music, and works of art.

But in recen...

directed by Peter Oxley, fl. 2003; produced by Olive King, fl. 2012 and Anika Pilnei, fl. 2011, Associated Producers and Blink Films (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 1 hour 54 mins
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